The median contractor rate for a .NET Programmer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Programmer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 425 423
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.009% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £500 £444 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +61.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +30.76% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

.NET Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured .NET Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Programmer in London

.NET Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Programmer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Programmer in London

.NET Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Programmer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Programmer in London

.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, .NET Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring .NET Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 4 (33.33%) Equities
6 4 (33.33%) Front Office
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) VBA
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (33.33%) Fund Management
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (16.67%) TDD

.NET Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Autofac
5 1 (8.33%) AutoMapper
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Equities
1 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) Fund Management
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) VBA
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (8.33%) EMIR
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter